Helmbrecht Family History

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Helmbrecht Name Meaning

German (especially Franconia and Bavaria): from a personal name composed of the elements helm ‘helmet’, ‘protection’ + brecht ‘bright’, ‘illustrious’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Elbrecht, Helbert, Vollbrecht, Heidebrecht, Helmreich, Hambrecht

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Helmbrecht Family Origin

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Helmbrecht Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    64%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Cigar Maker

    9%
  • Moulder

    9%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Helmbrecht. A less common occupation for the Helmbrecht family was Moulder. The most common Helmbrecht occupation in the USA was Farmer. 64% of Helmbrecht's were Farmers.

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Helmbrecht Historical Records

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Helmbrecht Life Expectancy

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